Paint Car Tracks – Letter C

I’m trying to introduce fun ways for my daughter to learn her alphabet.  We’ve painted with cars before, but today I decided to have her paint on the letter “C”, so she could recognize it’s shape.  Notice how she used the letter “C” as a road for the cars.


  • Paper
  • Toy cars
  • Plates or shallow containers
  • Paint
  • Newspapers or Mat


Cover your table with a mat or newspapers. Prepare paint on plates or shallow containers.

Cut out the letter “C” and place it in the center of your mat.

Place a toy car on a plate of paint and move it back and forth so that the wheels pick up paint.

Roll the car along the letter “C” and you will see the wheels make colorful tracks on paper.

Here are the letter “C”‘s that she painted: